Argentina urges WTO to “eliminate distortions” in trade of agri-bioindustrial products

"It will be necessary to make substantial improvements in market access for agricultural products, which continue to be affected by tariff and non-tariff barriers that have no scientific basis," said the Southern Agricultural Council document.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This was a joint declaration with Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, signed by Argentina's Julián Domínguez and the ministers of the agricultural portfolios of the Southern Agricultural Council. A common position was established with regard to the agricultural and fisheries negotiations at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, together with the equivalent ministries of Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, urged the World Trade Organization (WTO) to "move forward with speed and determination" to obtain concrete results in the process of "reforming the rules governing agricultural trade" during . . .

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